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Okavango, Jewel of the Kalahari

Okavango, Jewel of the Kalahari


by Karen Ross

  • NATURAL HISTORY
  • 2003
  • HARD COVER
  • 216 PAGES
  • OUT OF PRINT

An ecologist and champion of Botswana (she has been instrumental in getting Okavango listed as a World Heritage Site), Ross gives equal weight to the wildlife, habitats and people of the Delta and surrounding sands in this terrific portrait, featuring 170 color photographs. (BOT39, $28.95)

Victoria Falls & Surrounds, The Insider's Guide

Victoria Falls & Surrounds, The Insider's Guide


by Ian Michler

  • GUIDEBOOK
  • 2009
  • PAPER
  • 160 PAGES
  • OUT OF PRINT

Dr. Livingstone, I presume? This gorgeously illustrated guide covers the history, culture and nature of the Zambezi, with suggested excursions from rivers to ropes and rafting in nearby Zimbabwe, Zambia and Botswana. (SAF247, $25.95)

Okavango, A Journey

Okavango, A Journey


by Adrian Bailey | Robin Keene-Young

  • NATURAL HISTORY
  • 2006
  • PAPER
  • 144 PAGES
  • OUT OF PRINT

The South African-based team, drawing on over a decade of visits to the Okavango Delta, captures its wildlife and habitats in beautiful color photographs. (BOT26, $24.95)

Relentless Enemies: Lions and Buffalo


by Beverly Joubert | Dereck Joubert

  • NATURAL HISTORY
  • 2006
  • HARD COVER
  • 176 PAGES
  • OUT OF PRINT

The husband-and-wife team document two years among the lions of Botswana's Duba Plains in 100 stunning images in this companion book to a National Geographic film on the Okavango Delta. (SAF175, $40.00)

Okavango, Africa's Last Eden

Okavango, Africa's Last Eden


by Frans Lanting

  • NATURAL HISTORY
  • 2013
  • HARD COVER
  • 168 PAGES
  • OUT OF PRINT

Frans Lanting captures the wildlife and habitats of the Okavango, focusing on the wetlands. Additional chapters cover an island oasis in the Kalahari, elephants and the people of the region. This book won Lanting the BBC Photographer of the Year award. (SAF01, $39.99)

African Safari, Into the Great Game Reserves

African Safari, Into the Great Game Reserves


by Peter and Beverly Pickford

  • NATURAL HISTORY
  • 2011
  • HARD COVER
  • 300 PAGES
  • OUT OF PRINT

With a traveler's notebook, essays and color photographs of Africa, its people, landscapes and wildlife, this dazzling photographic journey captures the adventure of safari. (AFR260, $49.95)

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